The most popular books in English
from 9001 to 9200

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

9002. The Wapshot Chronicle

John Cheever

The Wapshot Chronicle is the debut novel by John Cheever about an eccentric family that lives in a Massachusetts fishing village. Published in 1957, it won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction in 1958, and was followed by a sequel, The Wapshot Scandal, published in 1964. The …

9003. Aimez-vous Brahms…

Françoise Sagan

Aimez-vous Brahms is a novel by Françoise Sagan, first published in 1959. It was published in the USA in 1960, and was made into a film under the title Goodbye Again in 1961 starring Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Perkins. It was also adapted as a Hindi film called Jahan Tum Le …

9004. An Assembly Such as This

Pamela Aidan

"She is tolerable; but not handsome enough to tempt me." So begins the timeless romance of Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen's classic novel is beloved by millions, but little is revealed in the book about the mysterious and handsome …

9005. The Blue Afternoon

William Boyd

"A perfect-pitch story of love and redemption" (The New York Times), Boyd's atmospheric new novel confirms his reputation as heir to the grand narrative traditions of Joseph Conrad and Somerset Maugham. In 1936 Los angeles, as her long-estranged father tells architect Kay …

9006. Birds of Prey

Wilbur A. Smith

Birds of Prey is a 1997 novel by Wilbur Smith set in the late 17th century. The novel was the first in the third sequence of the Courtney series of novels, and as of 2013 was chronologically the first in the entire series. Smith says the book established the characteristics of …

9007. By the Rivers of Babylon

Nelson DeMille

By the Rivers of Babylon is a 1978 thriller novel by Nelson DeMille. The plot focuses on two new Concorde jets that are flying to a U.N. meeting that will bring peace to the Middle East. However, en route to the meeting, the crews are advised by radio that bombs were hidden …

9008. Sharpe's Enemy

Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Enemy: Richard Sharpe and the Defense of Portugal, Christmas 1812 is the fifteenth historical novel in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell, first published in 1984. The story is set in 1812 during the Napoleonic Wars.

9011. The Last Dickens

Matthew Pearl

The Last Dickens is a novel by Matthew Pearl published by Random House. It is a work of historical and literary fiction. The novel is a Washington Post Critics' Pick. It contains some characters from The Dante Club.

9012. De Niro's Game

Rawi Hage

Childhood best friends Bassam and George have grown to be men in war-ravaged Beirut. Now they must choose between the only two futures available to them: to stay in the devastated city and consolidate power through crime or to go into exile abroad, alienated from the only …

9013. Letters to a Young Contrarian

Christopher Hitchens

Letters to a Young Contrarian is Christopher Hitchens' contribution, released in 2001, to the Art of Mentoring series published by Basic Books. Inspired by his students at The New School in New York and "a challenge that was made to me in the early months of the year 2000," the …

9014. An Ice-Cream War

William Boyd

An Ice-Cream War is a darkly comic war novel by British author William Boyd, which was nominated for a Booker Prize in the year of its publication. The title is derived from a quote in a letter "Lt Col Stordy says that the war here will only last two months. It is far too hot …

9015. The Babes in the Wood

Ruth Rendell

The Babes in the Wood is a 2002 novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell. It is the 19th entry in the popular Inspector Wexford series, and is set, as usual, in Kingsmarkham. In 2003, it was selected by the New York Times as one of the top five crime novels of the year.

9016. An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of …

Al Gore

An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It is a 2006 book by Al Gore released in conjunction with the film An Inconvenient Truth. It is published by Rodale Press in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Based on Gore's …

9017. The Lost Road and Other Writings

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lost Road and Other Writings is the fifth volume of The History of Middle-earth, a series of compilations of drafts and essays written by J. R. R. Tolkien. It was edited and published posthumously in 1987 by Christopher Tolkien.

9018. Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance

Harry Turtledove

Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance is an alternate history and science fiction novel by Harry Turtledove. It is the third novel of the Worldwar tetralogy, as well as the third installment in the extended Worldwar series that includes the Colonization trilogy and the novel Homeward …

9021. Cowl

Neal Asher

Cowl is a 2004 science fiction novel by Neal Asher. The novel deals with time travel and an epic time war between two factions from the 43rd century. Asher first started working on the novel as a novella named Cowl At The Beginning, which he eventually developed into the full …

9022. The Game-Players of Titan

Philip K. Dick

The Game-Players of Titan is a 1963 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick.

9023. The Secret Magdalene

Ki Longfellow

The Secret Magdalene, American Ki Longfellow's third book, was published in 2005. The historical novel challenges the traditional view of events chronicled in the New Testament, specifically the ministry of Jesus Christ and his relationship to Mary Magdalene. It is told entirely …

9024. Born to Rock

Gordon Korman

Born to Rock is a 2006 novel by Gordon Korman.

9025. Brown Girl in the Ring

Nalo Hopkinson

Brown Girl in the Ring is a novel by writer Nalo Hopkinson. The novel contains Afro-Caribbean culture with themes of folklore and magical realism. It was the winning entry in the Warner Aspect First Novel Contest. Since the selection, Hopkinson’s novel has received critical …

9026. Eternity Road

Jack McDevitt

Eternity Road, published in 1998, is a science fiction novel written by Jack McDevitt.

9027. The Cat Who Came to Breakfast

Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Came to Breakfast is the sixteenth mystery novel by Lilian Jackson Braun, one of the Cat Who series. Qwilleran and his cats solve another mystery, this time at the newly sprouted Breakfast Island, a resort hot spot with an attractive history. As it turns out, …

9029. My Friend Flicka

Mary O'Hara

My Friend Flicka is a 1941 novel by Mary O'Hara, about Ken McLaughlin, the son of a Wyoming rancher, and his horse Flicka. It was the first in a trilogy, followed by Thunderhead and Green Grass of Wyoming. The popular 1943 film version featured young Roddy McDowall. It was …

9030. The United States of Arugula: How We Became a …

David Kamp

The United States of Arugula is a book by David Kamp published in 2006. It is about one of the happiest developments of our time: the quantum leap forward in food choice, food quality, and culinary sophistication in America in the last sixty years or so.

9031. The Conjuror's Bird

Martin Davies

The Conjuror's Bird is a 2005 novel by British author Martin Davies which fictionalises the early life of botanist Joseph Banks and the search to find the Mysterious Bird of Ulieta. It was selected for the Richard & Judy Book of the Year in 2006. ISBN 978-1-4000-9734-0

9032. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left-Handed …

Michael Ondaatje

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left-Handed Poems is a verse novel by Michael Ondaatje, published in 1970. It chronicles and interprets important events in the life of William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, and his conflict with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

9033. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Jean Lee Latham

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch is a novel by Jean Lee Latham that was awarded the Newbery Medal in 1956. The book is a children's biography of Nathaniel Bowditch, a sailor and mathematician whopublished the mammoth and comprehensive reference work for seamen: The American Practical …

9037. A Stranger in the Mirror

Sidney Sheldon

A Stranger in the Mirror is a 1976 novel written by Sidney Sheldon. The novel is one of the earliest Sheldon's works, but contains the typical Sheldon fast-paced narration and several narrative techniques with the exception of a twist ending. The novel tells the life story of …

9038. Waldo and Magic, Inc

Robert A. Heinlein

Waldo North Power¾Air is in trouble. Their aircraft are crashing at an alarming rate, and no one can figure out the cause. Desperate for an answer, they turn to Waldo, a crippled genius who lives in a zero¾g home in orbit around Earth. But Waldo has little reason to want to help …

9040. The Carrie Diaries

Candace Bushnell

The Carrie Diaries is a book published in 2010 that was written by Candace Bushnell.

9041. Killers of the Dawn

Darren Shan

Killers of the Dawn is the ninth book in The Saga of Darren Shan by Darren Shan. It is also the third book in the Vampire War trilogy. It also continues the events of Allies of the Night which leaves Darren meeting his ex-girlfriend, Debbie and his ex-bestfriend, Steve Leonard, …

9042. Doppelganger

Marie Brennan

Doppelganger, also published under the title Warrior, is a high fantasy novel written by Marie Brennan that chronicle the adventures of Miryo, a witch, and Mirage, her doppelgänger.

9043. Underdog

Torbjörn Flygt

Underdog is a 2001 novel by Swedish author Torbjörn Flygt. It won the August Prize in 2001.

9045. Detective Inspector Huss

Helene Tursten

One of the most prominent citizens of Göteborg, Sweden, plunges to his death off an apartment balcony, but what appears to be a “society suicide” soon reveals itself to be a carefully plotted murder. Irene Huss finds herself embroiled in a complex and high-stakes investigation. …

9046. The Streets of Ankh-Morpork

Terry Pratchett

The Streets of Ankh-Morpork is an atlas of the fictional city of Ankh-Morpork in Discworld, a fantasy series by English author Terry Pratchett. The final, artwork-grade map was drawn by Stephen Player, who also drew the artwork for a later publication, The Discworld Mapp.

9047. A Bad Case of Stripes

David Shannon

A Bad Case of Stripes is a children's book by David Shannon published in 1998 by Blue Sky Press, a division of Scholastic Press.

9048. High Profile

Robert B. Parker

High Profile is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the sixth in his Jesse Stone series.

9055. The Simulacra

Philip K. Dick

Set in the middle of the twenty-first century, The Simulacra is the story of an America where the whole government is a fraud and the President is an android. Against this backdrop Dr. Superb, the sole remaining psychotherapist, is struggling to practice in a world full of the …

9056. Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the …

Michael Oren

Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East is a 2002 non-fiction book by American-born Israeli historian and Israeli ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, chronicling the events of the Six-Day War fought between Israel and its Arab neighbors. …

9057. After This

Alice McDermott

After This is a 2006 novel by award-winning American author Alice McDermott. The novel follows a working-class American family who reside on Long Island, New York and their four children, who are enduring their own experiences during the times of the sexual revolution. It is set …

9058. The Risk of Darkness

Susan Hill

The Risk of Darkness is a novel by Susan Hill. It is the third novel in the "Simon Serrailler" crime series.

9059. The Lieutenant

Kate Grenville

The Lieutenant is a historical novel by Kate Grenville, published in 2008. The novel loosely follows historical facts based on the experiences of William Dawes, an officer of the Royal Marines who was on the 1788 First Fleet from England to the New South Wales colony. His …

9060. Too Big to Fail

Andrew Ross Sorkin

Named a Best Book of the Year by: The Economist, The Financial Times, Business Week, and 800-CEO-Read Winner of the Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book“Too Big To Fail is too good to put down. . . . It is the story of the actors in the most extraordinary financial spectacle …

9061. Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her

Melanie Rehak

Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her is a book by Melanie Rehak.

9062. The Clock Winder

Anne Tyler

The Clock Winder is a 1972 novel by Anne Tyler.

9063. Duncton Wood

William Horwood

Duncton Wood is the title of the first novel by author William Horwood, as well as a six-volume fantasy series to which it was later extended.

9064. Interstellar Pig

William Sleator

Interstellar Pig, published in 1984 by Bantam Books, is a science fiction novel for young adults written by William Sleator. It was listed as an ALA Notable Book, a SLJ Best Book of the Year, and a Junior Literary Guild Selection.

9066. Paradise Reclaimed

Halldór Laxness

Paradísarheimt is a book written by Halldór Laxness.

9067. The Calcutta Chromosome

Amitav Ghosh

The Calcutta Chromosome is a 1995 English-language novel by Indian author Amitav Ghosh. The book, for the most part set in Calcutta at some unspecified time in the future, is a medical thriller that dramatizes the adventures of apparently disconnected people who are brought …

9071. Red Cavalry

Isaak Babel

Red Cavalry or Konarmiya is a collection of short stories by Russian author Isaac Babel about the 1st Cavalry Army. The stories take place during the Polish-Soviet war and are based on Babel's diary, which he maintained when he was a journalist assigned to the Semyon Budyonny's …

9072. The First Counsel

Brad Meltzer

The First Counsel is a novel written by Brad Meltzer about a young White House Attorney who becomes ensnared in a deadly conspiracy after he gets close to the President's daughter. It is because of the First Daughter that he is accused of a murder he did not commit. But only …

9074. Tree and Leaf

J. R. R. Tolkien

Tree and Leaf is a small book published in 1964, containing two works by J. R. R. Tolkien: a revised version of an essay called "On Fairy-Stories" an allegorical short story called "Leaf by Niggle". The book was originally illustrated by Pauline Baynes. "Mythopoeia" was added to …

9075. The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

Mordicai Gerstein

In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry …

9077. Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death. This resulted in vastly …

9078. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

Geraldine Audre Lorde

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name is a 1982 autobiography by African American poet Audre Lorde. It started a new genre that the author calls biomythography.

9079. Black Thorn, White Rose

Ellen Datlow

Black Thorn, White Rose is the second book in a series of collections of re-told fairy tales edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.

9081. Bad Boy

Peter Robinson

Banks isn't back, and that's the problem. If DCI Alan Banks had been in his office when his old neighbour came calling, perhaps it would have turned out differently. Perhaps an innocent man would still be alive. And perhaps Banks's daughter wouldn't be on the run with a wanted …

9082. The Gospel According to Larry

Janet Tashjian

The Gospel According to Larry is a "coming of age" political, romantic teen novel by Janet Tashjian that explores anti-consumerism. The introduction of the book is written from a point of view that makes it seem as though Josh Swensen is real and Janet Tashjian is simply the one …

9084. Damnation Alley

Roger Zelazny

Damnation Alley is a 1967 science fiction novella by Roger Zelazny, which he expanded into a novel in 1969. A film adaptation of the novel was released in 1977.

9085. Territory

Emma Bull

Territory is a fantasy western or Weird West novel by Emma Bull, published in 2007. It placed 4th in the 2008 Locus Poll Award for Best Fantasy Novel. It was also nominated for a World Fantasy Award in the Best Novel category.

9087. Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1602. It was described by Frederick S. Boas as one of Shakespeare's problem plays. The play ends on a very bleak note with the death of the noble Trojan Hector and destruction of the love …

9088. The Doorbell Rang

Rex Stout

Hired to help society widow Rachel Bruner foil bothersome Feds, Nero Wolfe and his able assistant Archie get in over their heads with highly trained G-men who are adept at bugs, tails, and threats. Reissue. NYT.

9090. Meno

Plato

Meno is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. It attempts to determine the definition of virtue, or arete, meaning virtue in general, rather than particular virtues, such as justice or temperance. The first part of the work is written in the Socratic dialectical style and Meno …

9091. The Music of Dolphins

Karen Hesse

The Music of Dolphins, by Karen Hesse, is a children's book that follows the story of Mila, a feral child raised by a pod of dolphins around the Florida Keys and Caribbean. "Mila" is an abbreviated form of the Spanish word milagro, meaning "miracle". The novel uses a narrative …

9092. Icefire

Chris d'Lacey

Icefire is a 2003 children's fantasy novel by English author Chris d'Lacey. It is the sequel to his 2001 novel The Fire Within. It is followed by Fire Star, The Fire Eternal, Dark Fire, Fire World and The Fire Ascending.

9095. The Walking Drum

Louis L'Amour

The Walking Drum is a novel by American author Louis L'Amour. Unlike the majority of his over 100 other novels, it is not set in the frontier era of the American West, but is a historical novel set in the Middle Ages—12th century Europe and the Middle East. The protagonist is …

9097. One Crazy Summer

Rita Williams-Garcia

In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them.Eleven-year-old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters, Vonetta and …

9098. Vegan Virgin Valentine

Carolyn Mackler

Vegan Virgin Valentine is a young adult novel by Carolyn Mackler. The book has been on book pick lists for the ALA, New York Public Library, and Teen Reads Week. The book has also been banned in some locations because of "inappropriate language".

9099. Hons and Rebels

Jessica Mitford

Jessica Mitford, the great muckraking journalist, was part of a legendary English aristocratic family. Her sisters included Nancy, doyenne of the 1920s London smart set and a noted novelist and biographer; Diana, wife to the English fascist chief Sir Oswald Mosley; Unity, who …

9100. Kate Remembered

A. Scott Berg

Kate Remembered is a well-known book published and released on July 11, 2003 by A. Scott Berg, which tells the story and life of Katharine Hepburn, the legendary film actress. The book was released 12 days after Katharine's death at 96 on June 29. The book received mixed reviews.

9103. Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far …

Olaf Stapledon

Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future is a "future history" science fiction novel written in 1930 by the British author Olaf Stapledon. A work of unprecedented scale in the genre, it describes the history of humanity from the present onwards across two billion …

9104. What Maisie Knew

Henry James

This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features the table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to …

9105. The Humbling

Philip Roth

Everything is over for Simon Axler, the protagonist of Philip Roth s startling new book. One of the leading American stage actors of his generation, now in his sixties, he has lost his magic, his talent, and his assurance. His Falstaff and Peer Gynt and Vanya, all his great …

9106. The Foundation Pit

Andrei Platonov

The Foundation Pit is a gloomy symbolic and semi-satirical novel by Andrei Platonov. The plot of the novel concerns a group of workers living in the early Soviet Union. They attempt to dig out a huge foundation pit on the base of which a gigantic house will be built for the …

9108. Adrian Mole: From Minor to Major

Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole: From Minor to Major is a compilation of the first three books The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾, The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole and The True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole. The book also contains the specially written bonus, Adrian Mole and the Small …

9110. The Quest

Wilbur A. Smith

The Quest is a novel by author Wilbur Smith first published in 2007. It is part of a series of novels by Smith set to Ancient Egypt and follows the fate of the Egyptian Kingdom through the eyes of Taita, a multi-talented and highly skilled eunuch slave.

9111. Audition: A Memoir

Barbara Walters

Audition: A Memoir is a 2008 best-selling autobiography by American journalist and television personality Barbara Walters. The book was published May 6, 2008 by Knopf. Audition provides a relatively full autobiography of Walters, spanning from her childhood to recent interviews. …

9116. A Judgement in Stone

Ruth Rendell

A Judgement In Stone is a 1977 novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, widely considered to be one of her greatest works. The novel is famous in the world of crime fiction for its opening line: "Eunice Parchman killed the Coverdale family because she could not read or write". The …

9117. Love and Summer

William Trevor

It?s summer and nothing much is happening in Rathmoye. So it doesn?t go unnoticed when a dark-haired stranger appears on his bicycle and begins photographing the mourners at Mrs. Connulty?s funeral. Florian Kilderry couldn?t know that the Connultys are said to own half the town: …

9118. Angry Candy

Harlan Ellison

Angry Candy is a 1988 collection of short stories by Harlan Ellison that is loosely organized around the theme of death. The title comes the last line of the poem "the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls" by E. E. Cummings, "...the/ moon rattles like a fragment of angry …

9119. Crown of Horns

Jeff Smith

Crown of Horns is the ninth and final book in the Bone series. It collects issues 52-59 of Jeff Smith's self-published Bone comic book series. The book was published by Cartoon Books in 2004. The color version was published by Scholastic Press and released on January 21, 2009.

9120. The Floating Opera

John Barth

The Floating Opera is a novel by American writer John Barth, first published in 1956 and significantly revised in 1967. Barth's first published work, the existentialist and nihilist story is a first-person account of a day protagonist Todd Andrews contemplated suicide. Critics …

9121. Collected Novellas: Leaf Storm, No One Writes to the …

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Renowned as a master of magical realism, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has long delighted readers around the world with his exquisitely crafted prose. Brimming with unforgettable characters and set in exotic locales, his fiction transports readers to a world that is at once fanciful, …

9124. Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool

Winner of the 2011 Newbery Award.The movement of the train rocked me like a lullaby. I closed my eyes to the dusty countryside and imagined the sign I’d seen only in Gideon’s stories: Manifest—A Town with a rich past and a bright future.Abilene Tucker feels abandoned. Her father …

9125. The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and …

Bethany McLean

The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron is a book by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, first published in 2004 by Portfolio Trade. In 2005, it was adapted into a documentary film, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. The book is based on …

9126. Madam, Will You Talk?

Mary Stewart

Madam, Will You Talk? is a novel by Mary Stewart, first published in 1954. It is Stewart's first published novel. The title is a quotation from a folk song, Madam, Will You Walk?: the line "Madam, will you walk and talk with me?" is quoted at the start of Chapter 17.

9127. The Bishop's Heir

Katherine Kurtz

The Bishop's Heir is a fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Del Rey Books in 1984. It was the seventh of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, and the first book in her third Deryni trilogy, The Histories of King Kelson. Although The …

9128. The Coming of the Third Reich

Richard J. Evans

The Coming of the Third Reich is a book published in 2003 that was written by Richard J. Evans.

9129. Books of Blood, Volume V

Clive Barker

Books of Blood, Volume V is a book published in 1985 that was written by Clive Barker.

9131. My Century

Günter Grass

My Century is a novel written by German author Günter Grass. Having published many significant novels in the postwar period, he was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature. Each chapter in My Century is only a few pages long. Each focuses on a single year from 1900-1999. The …

9132. Two to Conquer

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Two To Conquer is a fantasy science fiction novel written by Marion Zimmer Bradley as part of the Darkover series set at the end of Ages of Chaos, in the period of Darkover's history known as the Hundred Kingdoms. The book's introduction places it two hundred years after the …

9133. The Death of Grass

John Christopher

The Death of Grass is a 1956 post-apocalyptic science fiction novel written by the English author Samuel Youd under the pen name John Christopher. It was the first in a series of post-apocalyptic novels written by him, and the plot concerns a virus that kills off all forms of …

9134. Jhegaala

Steven Brust

Jhegaala is the eleventh book in Steven Brust′s Vlad Taltos series, set in the fantasy world of Dragaera. It was published in 2008. Following the trend of the series, it is named after one of the Great Houses and usually features that House as an important element to its plot. …

9136. The Shadow of Saganami

David Weber

The Shadow of Saganami is a science fiction novel by American writer David Weber, published in 2004. Set in the Honorverse, it has been billed as the first in the Saganami Island series, spun off from the main Honor Harrington series. The book debuted at #16 on the New York …

9137. A DAMA MISTERIOSA DE FLORENÇA (Homeport)

Nora Roberts

An art expert and a thief get caught in a dangerous game in this novel of daring deception and desire from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. After an assault at her family home in Maine, Dr. Miranda Jones is determined to put the experience behind her. …

9138. Tears and Laughter

Kahlil Gibran

Tears and Laughter is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.

9139. The Hello, Goodbye Window

Norton Juster

The Hello, Goodbye Window is a children's picture book written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Chris Raschka. Published in 2005, the book tells the story of a little girl who enjoys visiting her grandparents. Raschka won the 2006 Caldecott Medal for his illustrations.

9140. The Spook's Curse

Joseph Delaney

The Spook's Curse is the second book in the Wardstone Chronicles series. In America, it was released as the second book in The Last Apprentice series, with the title Curse of the Bane.

9141. Classic Stories 1

Ray Bradbury

Classic Stories 1: From The Golden Apples of the Sun and R is for Rocket is a semi-omnibus edition of two short story collections by Ray Bradbury: The Golden Apples of the Sun and R is for Rocket. The first 18 stories are assimilated from the original Doubleday edition of The …

9142. Les Miserables Vol 1

Victor Hugo

Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title. However, several alternatives …

9143. Psycho

Robert Bloch

Robert Bloch's Psycho captivated a nation when it appeared in 1959. The story was all too real-indeed this classic was inspired by the real-life story of Ed Gein, a psychotic murderer who led a dual life. Alfred Hitchcock too was captivated, and turned the book into one of the …

9144. The Man in the Picture

Susan Hill

The Man in the Picture: A Ghost Story, is a novel by English author Susan Hill, first published in 2007 by Profile Books. It has been featured as BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime.

9145. Introduction to Psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud

In 1915 at the University of Vienna 60-year-old Sigmund Freud delivered these lectures on psychoanalysis, pointing to the interplay of unconscious and conscious forces within individual psyches. In reasoned progression he outlined core psychoanalytic concepts, such as …

9147. Collected Stories of William Faulkner

William Faulkner

Collected Stories of William Faulkner is a short story collection by William Faulkner published by Random House in 1950. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1951. The publication of this collection of 42 stories was authorized and supervised by Faulkner himself, who …

9148. Tooth and Claw

Jo Walton

Tooth and Claw is a fantasy novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books on November 1, 2003. It won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 2004.

9149. The Human Comedy

William Saroyan

The Human Comedy is a novel by William Saroyan.

9150. The Fires of Merlin

T. A. Barron

The Fires of Merlin is a 1998 fantasy novel by T. A. Barron published by Penguin. It is the third of The Lost Years of Merlin, a five-book series providing a childhood story for the legendary Merlin, wizard of Arthurian legend. Wings of Fire, the once-sleeping dragon, now …

9151. The Cat Who Lived High

Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Lived High is the 11th novel in the Cat Who series of murder mystery novels by Lilian Jackson Braun. Jim Qwilleran receives a request for help from Amberina, one of the three weird sisters in Junktown, to come back and help save the historic Art Deco Casablanca …

9152. Safe House

Meg Cabot

It wasn't her fault. Sixteen-year-old Jessica Mastriani was on vacation when classmate Amber Mackey went missing. How could Jess -- even with her newly acquired psychic ability to find anyone, anywhere -- have stopped the varsity cheerleader from turning up dead, without having …

9153. J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century

T. A. Shippey

J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century is a work of literary criticism written by Tom Shippey. It is about the work of J.R.R. Tolkien. In it, Shippey argues for the relevance of Tolkien today and attempts to firmly establish Tolkien's literary merits.

9154. Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?

Neil Gaiman

"Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" is a 2009 story featuring the DC Comics character Batman. The story is published in two parts, in the "final" issues of the series Batman and Detective Comics, released February and April respectively. Written by Neil Gaiman, pencilled …

9155. The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club is a best-selling novel written by Amy Tan. It focuses on four Chinese American immigrant families in San Francisco who start a club known as The Joy Luck Club, playing the Chinese game of mahjong for money while feasting on a variety of foods. The book is …

9156. Distinction

Pierre Bourdieu

La Distinction, by Pierre Bourdieu, is a sociological report about the state of French culture, based upon the author’s empirical research, from 1963 until 1968. In the US, the book was published as Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste. In 1998 the …

9157. Ode to a Banker

Lindsey Davis

Ode to a Banker is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis.

9159. What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know

Sonya Sones

What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know is a novel in verse by Sonya Sones. The free verse novel follows ninth-grader Robin as he struggles with being an outsider at his high school and dealing with the joys of having a girlfriend, Sophie, and seeing his artistic talent recognized by …

9161. Lidandets lustgård (Le Jardin des supplices)

Octave Mirbeau

The Torture Garden is a novel written by the French journalist, novelist and playwright Octave Mirbeau, and was first published in 1899 during the Dreyfus Affair. The novel is ironically dedicated: "To the priests, the soldiers, the judges, to those people who educate, instruct …

9162. The Pure in Heart

Susan Hill

The Pure in Heart is a novel by Susan Hill. It is the second in a series of crime novels which contains The Various Haunts of Men and The Risk of Darkness.

9164. The World of Null-A

A. E. van Vogt

The classic novel of non-Aristotelian logic and the coming race of supermenGrandmaster A. E. van Vogt was one of the giants of the 1940s, the Golden Age of classic SF. Of his masterpieces, The World of Null-A is his most famous and most influential. It was the first major trade …

9165. Morgan's Passing

Anne Tyler

Morgan's Passing is a 1980 novel by Anne Tyler. It won the 1980 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction and was nominated for both the American Book Awards and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

9166. Brotherhood of the Wolf

Dave Wolverton

Brotherhood of the Wolf is the second novel in David Farland's epic fantasy series The Runelords.

9167. When Darkness Falls

Mercedes Lackey

When Darkness Falls, the third book in The Obsidian Trilogy from Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory Despite a great working of Wild Magic and High Magic that struck at the heart of the Demon Queen's evil plots, Knight-Mage Kellen and his Elven allies are still seen as enemies by …

9168. Miss Marple, the complete short stories

Agatha Christie

This collection gathers together every short story featuring one of Agatha Christies most famous creations: Miss Marple. Described by her friend Dolly Bantry as the typical old maid of fiction, Miss Marple has lived almost her entire life in the sleepy hamlet of St. Mary …

9169. City of Sorcery

Marion Zimmer Bradley

City of Sorcery is a fantasy science fiction novel novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series and is a sequel to Thendara House. It was originally published by DAW Books in October 1984. In terms of the Darkover timeline, City of Sorcery falls in the era identified by …

9170. Time to Depart

Lindsey Davis

Time to Depart is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis.

9171. The Dark Room

Rachel Seiffert

The Dark Room is a novel by British writer Rachel Seiffert.

9173. Kingdom of Shadows

Alan Furst

Kingdom of Shadows is a novel by Alan Furst. It won the 2001 Hammett Prize.

9174. ttfn

Lauren Myracle

ttfn is a young adult novel by Lauren Myracle. Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in 2005, it is the sequel to ttyl, and is also written entirely in the style of instant messaging conversation. It is followed by l8r, g8r. The book reached number 4 on the New York Times Best …

9175. The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western

Richard Brautigan

The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western is a novel by Richard Brautigan written in 1974. Taking place mainly in eastern Oregon in 1902, the story concerns a pair of morally ambivalent gunmen, Cameron and Greer. On a job in Hawaii, they are stopped by the fact their target is with …

9176. The Black Tattoo

Sam Enthoven

The Black Tattoo is a young adult fantasy novel by Sam Enthoven, published in 2006. It deals with a boy, Charlie, becoming possessed by a demon that manifests itself in the form of a black tattoo on his body. The audiobook, read by John Lee, won a Publishers Weekly "Listen Up" …

9177. The Death of the Heart

Elizabeth Bowen

Five words of advice on reading Elizabeth Bowen: Resist the urge to skim. In The Death of the Heart, Bowen's writing rolls ever onward, accruing the sensations and ironies of conscious living till the final effect is massive. This is not prose for people who like their fiction …

9178. Unto a Good Land (Emigrant Novels)

Vilhelm Moberg

Unto a Good Land is a novel by Vilhelm Moberg from 1952. It is the second part of the The Emigrants series.

9179. Meridian

Alice Walker

Meridian Hill is a young woman at an Atlanta college attempting to find her place in the revolution for racial and social equality. She discovers the limits beyond which she will not go for the cause, but despite her decision not to follow the path of some of her peers, she …

9180. Bad Business

Robert B. Parker

Bad Business is a detective novel by Robert B. Parker first published in 2004. It features Parker's most famous creation, Boston-based private investigator Spenser, and is the 31st novel in the series. In this novel, Spenser is hired by a wealthy women to gather evidence on her …

9181. Slaves in the Family

Edward Ball

Slaves in the Family is a biographical historical account written by Edward Ball, published in 1998.

9182. The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman …

Edith Hahn Beer

The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust is a 1999 autobiography by Austrian-born Edith Hahn-Beer. Written with the help of Susan Dworkin, the book's first edition was published by Rob Weibach Books and William Morrow and Company. A documentary film …

9184. Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid

Jimmy Carter

Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid is a New York Times Best Seller book written by Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States and laureate of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. It was published by Simon and Schuster in November 2006. During his presidency, Carter hosted talks …

9185. The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings

Edgar Allan Poe

The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings is a collection of works by Edgar Allan Poe.

9188. 1599 : A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro

What accounts for Shakespeare’s transformation from talented poet and playwright to one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this gripping account, James Shapiro sets out to answer this question, "succeed[ing] where others have fallen short." (Boston Globe) 1599 was an …

9189. Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural …

Stephen Jay Gould

Dinosaur in a Haystack is the seventh volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould. The essays were culled from his monthly column "The View of Life" in Natural History magazine, to which Gould contributed for 27 years. The book deals, in typically …

9190. Four Ways to Forgiveness

Ursula K. Le Guin

Four Ways to Forgiveness is a collection of four short stories or novellas by Ursula K. Le Guin. All four stories are set in the future and deal with the planets Yeowe and Werel, both members of the Ekumen, a collective of planets used by Le Guin as part of the background for …

9191. Exit Wounds

Rutu Modan

Set in modern-day Tel Aviv, a young man,Koby Franco, receives an urgent phone call from a female soldier. Learning that his estranged father may have been a victim of a suicide bombing in Hadera, Koby reluctantly joins the soldier in searching for clues. His death would …

9192. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.

9193. Reflex

Steven Gould

Reflex is the 2004 sequel to the 1992 novel Jumper by Steven Gould.

9194. Solstice Wood

Patricia A. McKillip

Solstice Wood is a 2006 fantasy novel by Patricia A. McKillip and the sequel to her 1996 novel Winter Rose. It won the 2007 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature.

9195. Camber the Heretic

Katherine Kurtz

Camber the Heretic is a fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Del Rey Books in 1981. It was the sixth novel of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, and the third book in her second Deryni trilogy, The Legends of Camber of Culdi. The …

9196. Tuf Voyaging

George Martin

Tuf Voyaging is a 1986 science fiction fix-up novel by George R. R. Martin, first published in hardcover by Baen Books. It is a darkly comic meditation on environmentalism and absolute power. Martin cited fantasy fiction and science fiction Grand Master Jack Vance as having a …

9198. On the Way Home

Laura Ingalls Wilder

On the Way Home is an original diary of Laura Ingalls Wilder from a trip that she made in 1894 with her husband Almanzo Wilder and a seven-year-old daughter Rose from their home in De Smet, South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, where they settled for good. It contains detailed …

9199. Flashman and the Redskins

George MacDonald Fraser

Flashman and the Redskins is a 1982 novel by George MacDonald Fraser. It is the seventh of the Flashman novels.

9200. Code Name Cassandra

Meg Cabot

JESS MASTRIANI was dubbed "Lightning Girl" by the press when she developed a psychic ability to find missing children after she was struck by lightning during a huge storm. Now Jess has lost her miraculous powers...or at least she would like the media and the government to think …



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